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Prevention Services and Programs

Upcoming Events

Please call 518.382.7838 X 106 for more information

Friends of Recovery
- February 26, 6:00 PM Sch’dy Library

Youth Recovery Club - Thursday at 6:00 PM

Schenectady County Substance Abuse Prevention Meeting - March 2, 9:30 - 12:00 

STAND UP for RECOVERY - Albany LOB March 6, 8 AM to 12:00 

Youth Summit - March 8, 8:00 to 2:00 Colonie Recreation Dept.

Prevention Services

Services We Provide:

  • Substance Abuse Prevention Curriculums and Programs
  • Positive Behavioral Health Programs
  • Parent Education & Support Programs
  • In & After School Programs
  • Gambling Abuse / Addiction Awareness & Prevention
  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention
  • Community Coalition Building
  • Community / School Events Participation

Prevention Programs

Sampling of Evidence-Based Programs We Offer

PAX Good Behavior Game ®

A universal program for elementary grades that focuses on activities of engagement, assessment, application and evaluation. These efforts focus on education related to tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs in support of decreasing mental, emotional and behavioral health.

Too Good! ®

Through a variety of positive, age-appropriate activities including games, stories and songs, the program reinforces basic prevention concepts including decision making, goal setting and conflict resolution.

Active Parenting Now ®

Parenting classes that offer new ways to help families connect for prevention. Other topics include step-parenting, divorce, school success, and character education.

Botvin LifeSkills ®

Promotes positive development in addition to helping youth resist drugs, alcohol, and tobacco use. The program also effectively supports the reduction of violence and other high-risk behaviors.

Slick Tracy ®

6th Grade version of Project Northland that utilizes peer leaders, family-friendly comic books, an exciting poster fair, and popular art. The program reflects diversity and depicts realistic situations facing today's youth.


SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness is a program designed to increase fitness, health and performance-enhancing behaviors like physical activity, sports participation, healthy eating, getting adequate sleep, and practicing stress control for youth.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: www.samhsa.gov

Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services:




Partnership for Drug Free America: www.drugfree.org

National Institute on Drug Abuse: www.drugabuse.gov

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